Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale made proficiency look easy Wednesday at a crowded Lincoln Hall. The Nashville outlaws and longtime friends staged a clinic in mixing country, R&B, rockabilly and other Americana-related styles on tunes notable for their simplicity and familiarity. Read More
Buddy Miller is so low-profile that when he made a cameo appearance in a recent episode of "Nashville," it caused more head-scratching than toe-tapping. He remains a stranger to the best-selling music charts. Read More
Max Gomez’s Rule the World backs heart and hope with the youthful idealism found in the album’s title track. High watermarks such as “Cherry Red Wine” show a sharp songwriter rapidly emerging. Read More
There is a direct line of descent from Woody Guthrie through Bruce Springsteen to Tom Morello, the guitarist for Rage Against the Machine, whose alter ego, the Nightwatchman, is a militant left-wing acoustic folkie. Read More
Watch Max Gomez perform "Run From You" off his new album 'Rule The World.' Recorded at Kink FM's Bing Lounge.
Recorded at Buddy Miller's house in Nashville, Tenn., Richard Thompson's "Electric" (New West), out this week, finds Mr. Thompson front and center in a sparse setting, his guitar the only solo melodic instrument. Read More
Americana's reigning renaissance man Steve Earle does not know how to slow down. Not only is he working on a memoir and a new novel, but his new album with the Dukes (and Duchesses), The Low Highway, is due April 16th Read More
Max Gomez on the Music Fog stage during SXSW 2012 in Austin, TX.
Once upon a time in New Mexico, there was boy who was born with golden ears. Whenever he heard great music, it became part of him, and it would shape his destiny in magical ways that would be revealed over time. Read More